BBL 10: Joe Denly will arrive in Australia early next week and link with the squad in the first week of January as soon as he completes two weeks of mandatory hotel quarantine.
Jos Buttler will miss England's third T20I against Australia due to family reasons.
Liam Livingstone replaced Joe Denly who was ruled out of the remaining two games due to back spasm.
West Indies will be looking to take an unassailable 2-0 series lead at Old Trafford while England will hope Joe Root's return can inspire them to victory.
There looks certain to be change up the order with Joe Denly's knocks of 18 and 29 doing little to show that he can haul his performances up to the required standard for a long-term Test number three.
With England and the West Indies boasting of proven pace attacks, the series could boil down to which side fares better in the batting department.
Desperate times call for desperate measures, as former England cricketer Robert Key found out after getting a haircut from his wife.
Ben Stokes was unbeaten at 67 at stumps, while Joe Denly scored 71 and Rory Burns made 52 as England edged New Zealand on Day 1.
Jason Roy has failed to impress as an opener and the experiment with him has ended as Joe Denly said he had been asked to open the innings.
Joe Root set to replace Joe Denly at number three spot in the first Ashes Test match at Edgbaston on Thursday.